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Job Details

  • Date Posted: February 21, 2022
  • Location: Bozeman, Montana
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary: unknown / hour + tips
  • Housing Offered: Yes
  • Experience: Some experience required

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  • Bozeman, Montana
  • unknown / hour + tips


This is a full-time 6-month position at Montana Whitewater, based in Bozeman. This person will be responsible for the management of our Yellowstone Zipline operations in alignment with MWW’s goal to offer a low-risk, organized, professional, and memorable environment for guides and guests. Some key responsibilities will be assisting with zipline guide hiring, training, and managing the zipline guides during the season. The zipline manager’s responsibilities will also include ensuring proper safety protocols are being followed, the appropriate documentation is completed on a daily/weekly/ seasonal basis, acting as a mentor to guides in both the technical and service-based aspects required by MWW, willingness to guide tours, and managing general maintenance of the courses and gear inventory/equipment/vehicles. Future responsibilities include updating, implementing, and evaluating operation supporting documents including Training Programs, Policies and Procedures Manual, and Risk Management Plans. Lastly, this person will be a key link in the optimization of the company and will be working with other departments (office staff, photographers, raft managers, etc) to create an efficient, low-risk, and fun door-to-door experience for our guests and guides. The above responsibilities are subject to change with expectations and experience. A more detailed list will be available to all applicants. Housing options are provided for this position, wages DOE.


  • First Aid (or higher)
  • CPR
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record


  • Either a degree in Recreation, Business Management, Leadership or similar OR
  • 2+ years work experience in the ZipLine or Challenge Course Industry OR
  • A combination of both with at least 1-year work experience in an office or management role


  • Knowledge or experience with ACCT (Association of Challenge Course Technology)
  • Construction, labor, guiding, climbing, or mountaineering experience or combination
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Awareness of and priority to safety concerns and risk mitigation
  • Professional, customer service minded, team player, and leader
  • Strong, dependable work ethic, willingness to learn and coach-ability
  • Positive attitude
  • Attention to detail, organized, high level of cleanliness
  • Adequate fitness level for long, outdoor hours
  • Proficient with office software and computers(Google Suites, Microsoft, Reservations a plus)
  • Shows pride in their work and the company’s philosophy as a whole
  • Compliance and support of company policies and management decisions.

Montana Whitewater is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.